2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2010 Hyundai Accent

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Hyundai Accent. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Hyundai Accent would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 70 more horse power than 2010 Hyundai Accent. (110 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2010 Hyundai Accent. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 483 kg more than 2010 Hyundai Accent. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2011 Honda CR-V (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 74 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Hyundai Accent. (144 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Hyundai Accent. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2010 Hyundai Accent has manual transmission. 2010 Hyundai Accent will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 2010 Hyundai Accent
Make Honda Hyundai
Model CR-V Accent
Year Released 2011 2010
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 1600 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 110 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 144 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 1073 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4280 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1694 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1471 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2499 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.4 L/100km 6.9 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 45 L


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